Meeting with reporters Friday, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the US accomplished what it intended to in Iraq, but thinks it could push the leadership to do a better job governing the Sunnis.
The Nuclear Materials Security Index notes progress in several countries. In the last two years, seven have given up most of their weapons-grade uranium and plutonium, while others are tightening security measures.
After years of trying, Chris Christie finally got Bruce Springsteen to talk to him after the superstorm Sandy mess. Now the musician has criticized the governor over the 'bridgegate' affair. The bromance is over.
In a Justice Department speech Friday, Obama is going to announce proposals for NSA reforms. Given the stridently divergent views on surveillance policy, it's a cinch that one side or the other will be unhappy.
An Ohio inmate was put to death on Thursday using the untested drug cocktail that the state adopted after running out of its usual execution drug. Witnesses said the inmate appeared to struggle to breathe.